In a village where 90% of residents have immigrated to the United States seeking employment, the female artist collective The Embroidery Ants of Tanivet remain steadfast, expressing their experiences through the creation of fine works.
These women earn 100 pesos a day, which is about $6.50, by working in fields before creating new works of art, expressing immigrant stories through traditional applique techniques.
They create out of desire toe express the love and the struggles of living in the community of San Francisco Tanivet, Tlacolula de Matamoros, Oaxaca, while searing for a means to create sustainable income for their village. Your purchase will go to support this resilient female artist collective, The Embroidery Ants of Tanivet!
Prices vary starting at $15.00 for potholders and $70.00 for larger cloths.
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